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15yo — Dramming — Page 2


Clynelish 15 yo 1997/2012 Master of Malt

February 8, 2013
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A pretty typical younger Clynelish where a nice freshness is combined with the waxy and fruity house style. – Rating: 83/100

Yoichi 15 yo

February 6, 2013
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The rich mixed fruit aromas blend very well with the light smoke, the whisky is quite dry but not too woody. – Rating: 85/100

Glenlivet 15 yo 1996 SMWS 2.81

February 4, 2013
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A very interesting mix of sherry and floral aromas, quite sharp on nose and palate. – Rating: 85/100

Wemyss Bunnahabhain 15 yo “Driftwood”

January 4, 2013
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Despite the rather strong peat the underlying flavours are rather subtle, the nose has a nice freshness. This feels a bit younger than it actually is. – Rating: 84/100

The Singleton of Glen Ord 15 yo

December 31, 2012
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There is a slight brininess to this tasty dram that in conjunction with the orange aromas remotely reminds me of Springbank. – Rating: 83/100

Glenfiddich Distillery Edition 15 yo

September 15, 2012
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A surprisingly rich and powerful malt that can take a bit of water. My favourite of the younger Glenfiddichs. – Rating: 86/100

Springbank 1995/2011 Hart Brothers

May 6, 2012

A nicely flavoured but very much toned down whisky that is reluctant to give away its secrets. – Rating: 74/100

Springbank 1995/2010 A. D. Rattray

April 26, 2012

This dram has a very impressive nose and nice flavours, but palate and finish are just too weak to deliver what the nose promised. – Rating: 84/100

Clynelish 1995/2011 Aberdeen Distillers

April 9, 2012

A malt that has some quite nice flavours but it’s all over much too soon. – Rating: 79/100

Tobermory 1995/2011 Aberdeen Distillers

April 8, 2012

The nose is actually pretty nice. You may consider to smell on this malt only. – Rating: 74/100

Glengoyne 1993/2008 Cask 845

March 8, 2012

Full-bodied and rich in flavour but the wood influence is quite prominent. – Rating: 84/100

Glendronach 1996/2011 for Taiwan

February 27, 2012

There is obviously a little sulphur involved that manifests iself as smoked fish for me. Other maniacs didn’t like it quite as much, but I love this dram. – Rating: 93/100

Tobermory 15 yo

February 16, 2012
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For a sherry finish this malt is a bit feeble. The overall character is pretty nice but it could benefit from a little more oomph. – Rating: 74/100

Glenmorangie Artein 15 yo

February 12, 2012
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Surprisingly gentle, to the verge of feeling watery. The whisky steps into the background here. But it’s a nice dram, not more, not less. – Rating: 83/100

Glenlivet 1995/2011 Signatory

December 17, 2011
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A rather rich sherry dram with already quite a bit of wood for its age. The finish could be a little longer, though. – Rating: 84/100

Bowmore 1995/2010 Whisky-Fässle

December 12, 2011

This rather typical Bowmore has only a slight sherry influence, probably from a refill cask. All flavour elements are very well balanced and make it a highly anjoyable malt. – Rating: 88/100

Longmorn 15 yo 1990 The Whisky Society

September 16, 2011

This really is a nice composition of flavours, well-balanced, nothing stands out. It needs a bit of water. – Rating: 84/100

Matusalem 15 yo

September 11, 2011
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Rather sweet, but it is kept in balance by the gentle wood spices. A nice rum that is a bit on the sweet side and doesn’t show its age too much. – Rating: 81/100

Linkwood 1991/2006 Gordon & Macphail

June 25, 2011
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This is a very fine sherried malt with a gorgeous nose. The palate is just a touch too much on the sweet side to be truly outstanding. – Rating: 86/100

Benriach 15 yo “Solstice”

May 30, 2011
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A rich and complex malt with a well-done finish that is just strong enough not to overwpower the spirit. – Score: 85/100